Quantenna Partners With Sagemcom On Wi-Fi Whole-Home Networking

Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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FREMONT, Calif. & PARIS — Quantenna Communications, Inc., a leader in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi networking for whole-home entertainment, and Sagemcom, a leader in broadband terminals, convergence, and energy solutions, today announced a collaborative agreement to integrate Quantenna’s Wi-Fi technology in Sagemcom video bridges and other Wi-Fi products, accelerating time-to-market for advanced wireless video and TV services.

Quantenna’s high performance 802.11n 4×4 MIMO solutions will enable Sagemcom to deliver value-added services to their subscribers that include the ability to stream and distribute HDTV along with other video content to multiple wireless devices in the home, such as Wi-Fi tablets and smartphones – with rock-solid whole home wireless coverage. This simplifies installation and enables a better home entertainment experience anywhere in the home.

As a result of this collaboration, Sagemcom will be able to more quickly deploy wireless services across almost any size home, even through multiple concrete walls and floors, to multiple devices simultaneously and reliably.

“The combined Quantenna and Sagemcom solution will deliver a whole new experience to consumers and enable us to rapidly deploy advanced video services,” said Ahmed Selmani, deputy chief executive officer of Sagemcom Broadband. “We are very pleased to partner with Quantenna’s best-in-class Wi-Fi solution and look forward to our continued involvement together.”

“With our proven leadership and technology expertise in high performance Wi-Fi 802.11n solutions, the partnership with Sagemcom brings services that accelerate the deployment of the next generation TV entertainment experience,” said Lionel Bonnot, vice president, sales and business development with Quantenna. “With these new solutions, manufacturers and service providers worldwide will benefit from higher levels of performance and industry leading home networking coverage.”

Quantenna’s family of Full-11n™ chipsets uses the company’s cost-optimized, third-generation 4×4 MIMO technology to deliver up to 600 Mbps of bandwidth. The chipsets enable manufacturers to build products for delivering IPTV and other video streaming and data distribution services throughout the home over an ultra-reliable, high-performance Wi-Fi connection.